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Cyprus*

General Country Information
Capital: Nicosia (Lefkosia)
Population: 1,102,677 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines (government area): 413,300 (2008)
Telephone - main lines (Turkish Cypriot area): 86,228 (2002)
Telephone - mobile (government area): 1.017 million (2009)
Telephone - mobile (Turkish Cypriot area): 143,178 (2002)
Internet hosts: 185,451 (2009)
Internet users: 334,400 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.57
World Rank 2005/2006: 39

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.

» National Disability Action Plan
Council of Europe Disability Action Plan (2006
2015)
http://www.coe.int/t/e/social_cohesion/soc-sp/Rec_2006_5%20Disability%20Action%20Plan.pdf

» Country Statement by Cyprus at the 8th United Nations Conference of States Parties | Download

» Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Cyprus Deaf Sports Federation
P.O. Box 24804
Nicosia 1304 Cyprus
http://cyprussports.org/uk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=57

Email: info@sportskoa.org.cy

Cyprus Confederation of Organizations of the Disabled (CFOD)
P.O. Box 23513, 1684 Nicosia
Cyprus
http://www.kysoa.org.cy
Email:
ccod-kysoa@cytanet.com.cy
Tel: +357-22-318-465+357-22-318-465
Fax: +357-22-318-463